Tagged farm management

GenNext Growers
July 30, 2014
USDA Grants Help Veterans, Minority Farmers Get Started in Agriculture
Partnerships continue USDA efforts supporting new farmers and build greater diversity in American agriculture. Read More
Food Safety
July 29, 2014
U.S. And Mexico Form Partnership To Strengthen Produce Safety
The two countries agree to work toward strengthening their cooperation on the pressing matter. Read More
Citrus
July 28, 2014
Florida Farmers Awarded For Innovation
UF/IFAS and Florida A&M hail industry leaders who excel in making their farming systems more profitable and sustainable. Read More
More Vegetables
July 25, 2014
Misshapen Bell Peppers Offer A Great Bargain For Consumers
Grower/packer/shipper sells ‘Oddbells’ as a low-cost option. Read More
Lauren Alexander
Farm Management
July 9, 2014
Encourage More Women To Participate In Agriculture [Opinion]
The time is now to encourage women to participate in agriculture. Read More
farm workers bending to pick crops
Farm Management
July 8, 2014
Midwest Grower Voices Concern About Immigration Reform
Illinois farmer airs grievances about immigration hurdles interfering with hiring Read More
Fruits
June 24, 2014
Study Claims More Parents Choosing Organic Produce For Their Kids
According to the Organic Trade Association, 90% of parents report choosing organic products for their children. Read More
Farm Management
June 9, 2014
Celebrate Cooperative Extension’s 100 Years Of Service [Opinion]
Cooperative Extension, now celebrating its 100th anniversary, plays a critical role in the ag industry. Read More
Business Planning
June 2, 2014
Ag Leadership Names Four New Board Members
New board members bring business experience and much more to the the table. Read More
Citrus
May 20, 2014
Hurricane Preparedness Refresher For Florida Farmers
When dealing with disaster, complacency can kill your farm. Read More
Florida Panhandle flood-April 2014
Farm Management
May 2, 2014
Flood-Weary Florida Panhandle Farmers Assessing Damage
Area UF/IFAS Extension agents work to help growers delayed by multiday deluge. Read More
GenNext Growers
April 29, 2014
Hit TV Series ‘Farm Kings’ Featuring Freedom Farms Renewed For Fourth Season
Great American Country network continues to highlight the ups and downs of the King family at their farm near Pittsburg, PA. Read More
Lauren Alexander
Marketing
April 25, 2014
Why Retail Should Matter To You As a Grower [Opinion]
Zeroing in on consumer behavior may mean more dollars in your pocket. Read More
Fruits
April 15, 2014
Tour de Fresh Launches Campaign For United Fresh’s “Let’s Move Salad Bars”
The bike ride will bring together 40 fresh produce industry members to cycle 275 in CA over the four days leading up to the 2014 PMA Fresh Summit Convention and Expo. Read More
Satellite image of a hurricane
Citrus
April 10, 2014
Experts Expect Below-Average Atlantic Hurricane Season
Early outlooks point to possible El Niño thwarting increased activity. Read More
Marketing
April 7, 2014
Improve Your Greenhouse Produce Marketing Skills
Promote the perceived benefits of your produce in the right place for the right price. Read More
anti-GMO social media rant image comparing ears of corn
Citrus
March 18, 2014
Opinion: When It Comes To GMOs, Sentiment Often Outweighs Science
Florida Grower editor Frank Giles says it's time to dumb down the message on the current and future state of food production. Read More
Fruits
February 27, 2014
California Farmworker Files Lawsuit Over Gerawan Farming Election
Suit alleges Governor Brown’s appointees and staff engaged in intimidation, coercion and voter suppression to prevent workers from decertifying UFW union. Read More
Business Planning
February 1, 2014
Preparation Pays In Succession Planning Process
Experts say the time is right for ensuring the viability of transferring your farm to the next generation. Read More
baskets of produce
Farm Management
December 17, 2013
NAFDMA Conference Boasts Tours, Workshops And Breakout Sessions
Event held from Jan. 31 to Feb. 5 in Kansas City, MO Read More
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Insect Control
September 20, 2017
Whitefly Troubles Go From Bad to Worse i…
Growers should have a plan for managing the pest from beginning to end of season. Read More
Grower Achievement Award
September 20, 2017
Ask Yourself: What Can I Do to Make Thin…
Alan Jones, this year's recipient of American Vegetable Grower magazine's Grower Achievement Award, invites all growers to do what he does: Look in the mirror and ask," What can I do to make a positive impact on our industry?" Read More
Berries
September 20, 2017
Getting to the Bottom of Bacterial Wilt …
Prolific plant pathogen now presenting a new challenge for Florida producers and researchers. Read More
Citrus
September 19, 2017
Precision in Specialty Crops Gains Momen…
Here are some of the key drivers that may transform your farm in the years ahead. Read More
Fruits
September 19, 2017
EPA Mulls Restricting Dicamba Use
Proposal is a part of agency’s focus on reducing herbicide injury in vulnerable crops. Read More
Fruits
September 19, 2017
Washington State University Creates BMSB…
As populations grow in the state, university offers growers pest management advice. Read More
Berries
September 19, 2017
UC Davis Strawberry Lawuit Settled
Former university breeders to return any crosses that used unpatented varieties and agree the school owns rights to them. Read More
Citrus
September 19, 2017
Hopes High for Hops Fresh From Florida
When it comes to alternative crop solutions, something good is brewing in the Sunshine State. Do you have what it takes to tap in? Read More
Apples & Pears
September 16, 2017
Researcher Finds Bacteria Can Stop Blue …
The natural bacterium found in soil can survive in cold storage; this promising biocontrol offers an alternative to chemical treatments. Read More
Disease Control
September 15, 2017
Scientist Uncovers Chilling Side of Dead…
Lab tests indicate laurel wilt pathogen grows faster in the fall and winter. Read More
Citrus
September 15, 2017
Help Extended to Hurricane-Weary Farmers…
USDA chief grants extra time and special procedures to document and file claims. Read More
Citrus
September 13, 2017
New Guidance on FSMA Ag Water Compliance…
FDA issued a rule to extend compliance dates for agricultural water and announced a start date for farm inspections. Read More
Biocontrols Conference
September 13, 2017
Get Better Results From Your Biopesticid…
Softer crop protection programs are becoming a must in specialty crop production. Growers who aren’t learning more about their options Read More
Citrus
September 13, 2017
Florida Farmers Digging out From Impacts…
Damage reports starting to flood in from the field following monster storm, and it's not pretty. Read More
Tomatoes
September 13, 2017
550 Pounds of Tomatoes Stolen from Massa…
Community farm in Waltham, MA, has been hit by a thief three years running. Read More
Berries
September 12, 2017
Longtime American Fruit Grower Columnist…
“The Ole Crow,” as he called himself, passed away unexpectedly at home in Virginia at the age of 82. Read More
Berries
September 12, 2017
How to Match Drip Irrigation to Improve …
Using root mass diameter to appropriately determine wetting pattern will help you improve growth rate and yields. Read More
Grapes
September 12, 2017
Heat Wave Leads to Early Winegrape Harve…
Ask any winegrape grower to describe the grape harvest in Sonoma County and you typically hear “harvest time is like Read More